Single cargo items exceeding the lifting capacity of standard loading equipment and therefore requiring special lifting equipment and rigging methods to enable handling.
Single commodity exceeding the capacity of normal loading equipment and requiring special equipment and rigging methods for handling.
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Very heavy cargoes that require specialized equipment to move the products to and from ship/truck/rail/barge and terminals. This "heavy lift" machinery may be installed aboard a ship designed just for such transport. Shore cranes, floating cranes and lift trucks may also adapted for such heavy lifts.
Articles too heavy to be lifted by a ship's tackle.
Cargo piece exceeding the capacity of normal loading equipment and requiring special equipment and rigging methods for handling.
Any article deemed by rules in a vessel's tariff to be beyond a certain weight. It may be too heavy for the ship's tackle and require special equipment such as a floating crane.